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  • Mechanical Engineer (Specialized Design)

    EKFox is an experienced team of talented, motivated individuals who share a passion for solving problems and improving the built environment. The Mechanical Engineer coordinates with internal and external discipline leads, as well as client, construction manager, subcontractor, and vendor interfaces. The Mid-Level Mechanical Engineer is responsible for overseeing the discipline and managing the discipline budget on small to medium projects of limited complexity. We are looking for a Mid-Level Mechanical Engineer for the Specialized Design team to join our future. If these qualities are part of your life, too, you'll want to explore a career at EKFox.
    $80k-100k yearly12d ago
  • Sr Principal Engineer Systems - Space-to-Ground Communication Network Requirements & Verification Lead (TS/SCI Required)

    This position reports to Dulles, VA, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Colorado Springs, CO, CO, USA. This position is located in Dulles, VA or Colorado Springs, CO. Northrop Grumman Space Systems Sector, Tactical Space Systems Division, seeks a qualified Sr. At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come.
    $129.7k-194.5k yearly4d ago
  • Senior Electrical Engineer (Remote)

    As a Senior Electrical Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and implementing electrical systems and solutions for various energy projects. TechFlow, Inc. seeks to hire a skilled and experienced
    $90k-113k yearly est.10d ago
  • Principal Software Engineer

    You will join our Reston-based API, Integration and Microservices business unit to build our cloud-enabled hybrid integration platform with standards-based and leading-edge capabilities. Software AG simplifies the connected world. Reston, Virginia (Hybrid)
    $100k-130k yearly est.12d ago
  • Sr. Engineer - Electrical (Nennah, WI - Hybrid)

    There's no time like the present to make an impact at Kimberly-Clark. It's all here for you at Kimberly-Clark. At Kimberly-Clark, you'll be part of the best teams committed to driving innovation and growth. The Senior Electrical Engineer will provide electrical engineering expertise on the Family Care Capital Execution Team. Maintain technical and scientific expertise in an area of technology and communicate impact of developments on Kimberly-Clark.
    $92k-114k yearly est.20h ago
  • Principal Systems (O&M) Engineer

    Every day, Boeing Intelligence & Analytics supports global missions by building and delivering intelligence, analytics, and cyber solutions that enable users to advance national security. At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place.
    $93k-115k yearly est.28d ago
  • Project Engineer - Remote

    I am currently working with a utility-scale solar and storage developer currently growing their project engineering team. This would be a great opportunity to work with one of the largest businesses within the market with a well-established project engineering team. Experience needed: - Experience working on large scale utility scale solar projects - Open to travel 25% to site as needed. - PVSyst and AutoCAD experience. - Minimum bachelor's in electrical engineer. - PE / FE / master's in electrical engineering is preferred. This role would give a clear line of site for promotions in a meritocratic business and an opportunity to work in a successful project engineering team working on 100MW+ solar projects. For more information, please email
    $75k-101k yearly est.20d ago
  • Mechanical Engineer IV - Spacecraft - REMOTE

    Spacecraft Mechanical Design Engineer IV (536) This is an opportunity to be a Mechanical Design Engineer in the Spacecraft Engineering Design group, which engages in the engineering and design of advanced spacecraft and robotic mechanisms for the exploration of the solar system. Some Challenges You'll Tackle: • Performing as a Design Engineer for spacecraft, instrument or robotic project. • Creating complex CAD models, assemblies and engineering drawings. • Working with world class engineers and participate on teams in a highly collaborative environment. • Developing and running configuration trades on the mechanical system of a spacecraft project. • Interfacing with space science experts, analysts, manufacturing engineers, and project staff. • Performing conceptual spacecraft design for feasibility and cost estimates of future missions. Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering with 9 years of related experience, Masters with 7 years of related experience and a PhD with 5 years of related experience. Experience and knowledge in the following areas: Mechanical design of spacecraft primary and secondary structures and mechanisms. Engineering CAD (Computer-Aided Design) tools such as Siemens NX Creating engineering drawings using the ASME Y14.100-2013 standard. Creating detail drawings, assembly drawings, interface drawings and source control drawings. Geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) using ASME Y14.5-2009. Application of advanced principles, theories, concepts and techniques in solving mechanical engineering problems. Adept at performing trade studies and developing conceptual configurations. Aerospace fabrication processes. Aerospace material selection. PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) tools such as Teamcenter, Enovia or Windchill.
    $75k-99k yearly est.25d ago
  • Cloud Engineering Lead - REMOTE

    Our welcoming and collaborative culture paired with progressive benefits makes Net Health the ultimate career home! Net Health may be the perfect place for you. We also honor and respect the needs of our Net Health family and staff, which is why we offer a work-from-anywhere environment and unlimited PTO.
    $128k-177k yearly est.13d ago
  • Remote Senior Mechanical Engineer

    Our client is a leader in sustainable materials management providing environmental solutions to businesses and communities across North America. Through its network of facilities and state-of-the-art services, Company is a single-source partner in solving today's most complex environmental challenges Remote Opportunity- Prefer candidates living within 100 mile radius from Morristown , NJ Sr. Mechanical Engineer The Principal Engineer will be a member of the Mechanical Engineering team within the Corporate Engineering function. The team's scope covers design and operations support for all mechanical aspects of the Energy-from-Waste process at 40+ facilities globally. This includes refuse cranes, steam generation boilers and their auxiliaries, feedwater pumps, deaerator systems, turbine generators, condensers, air pollution control equipment, ash handling and conveying equipment, metals recovery systems, and balance of plant. Although this is a corporate engineering role, it involves extensive collaboration with the facilities, hence ~20% travel is required. Key responsibilities, deliverables and expectations: Safety: Ensure incorporation of Company and industry standard safety requirements into the design of all assigned projects. Project Support: Support the front-end loading (FEL) process on new capital projects by preparing basic data, generating FEL documents and deliverables, constructing economic evaluations of options, writing technical specifications and scopes of work, assisting in the preparation of bid packages, and evaluating vendor bids for technical capability and feasibility. Operations Support: Provide hands-on facility assistance in the form of mechanical equipment and system troubleshooting and testing. Technical Analysis: Conduct trend analysis to identify chronic problems and formulate technical solutions to eliminate or anticipate issues that may lead to unscheduled downtime. Continuous Improvement: Lead and participate in Root Cause Analyses (RCA's) of failures and drive Lessons Learned so that updates to specifications capture improvements for future designs. Technical Programs: Lead corporate-wide Engineering Programs having applicability across the fleet as assigned. Technical Standards: Support the development and maintenance of Covanta's mechanical standards and technical specifications library and serve as technical guardian of specs falling under area of subject matter expertise. Leadership/Mentoring: Actively champion Covanta core values and seek to mentor junior technical employees in areas of expertise. Education: Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution is required. Experience: A minimum of 8 years of experience in a mechanical engineering role of increasing responsibility is required. Proven track record of leading, managing and executing multiple small projects in area of subject matter expertise is required. Must have prior experience working in and around power generating plants or large industrial facilities and systems including boilers and combustion, steam generation and distribution, turbine generators, and balance of plant (steam condensers, feedwater pumps and systems, cooling towers and circulating cooling water systems, etc.). Experience working through all phases of the project execution process, from basic conceptual design through FEL, construction, commissioning and start-up is desirable. Prior experience working in an operations and/or maintenance support role is also desirable.
    $101k-140k yearly est.4d ago
  • Electrical Engineer

    CIS Secure Computing, Inc. serves the secure communications market as a leading provider of communications and computing solutions for government and commercial customers. CIS Secure Computing, Inc. is a company that specializes in custom solutions of secure communications equipment. CIS Secure is seeking an Electrical Engineer to design, troubleshoot and document original and modification designs on electronic assemblies and devices. About CIS Secure Computing, Inc.
    $71k-93k yearly est.25d ago
  • Electrical Engineer

    Fibertek is looking for an Electrical Engineer to join our Herndon, VA location to contribute to the development of laser products within our R&D team. Fibertek fosters a progressive learning environment that values inspiration, promotes professional challenge and encourages personal growth. In developing, verifying, and upgrading the electronics in Fibertek's electro-optical systems, you will handle a wide range of engineering tasks, including circuit board development, firmware (FPGA & CPU) development, cable/harness design, and documentation. Please apply today for this full-time Herndon-based Electrical Engineer role and join the leader in the development of state-of-the-art laser and electro-optic solutions. To succeed in this Electrical Engineer role, you'll need the following expertise and experience:
    $74k-99k yearly est.5d ago
  • Electrical Engineer (Remote from Chicago, IL area) - #1451480

    Expert Knowledge of engineer principles of design.
    $78k-102k yearly est.2d ago
  • Electrical Engineer - All Levels

    More specifically, a qualified Electrical Engineer
    $72k-94k yearly est.11d ago
  • Mechanical Engineer

    Vantage Data Centers powers, cools, protects and connects the technology of the world's well-known hyperscalers, cloud providers and large enterprises. Vantage is looking for a Mechanical Engineer the expand the design engineering team that supports capital project execution as a subject matter expert.
    $69k-88k yearly est.4d ago
  • Sr. Engineer, Vulnerability Intelligence (Remote)

    Help us protect CrowdStrike and its customers from the most advanced threats! CrowdStrike's Product Security team breaks the mold of traditional internal security and focuses on active threats to CrowdStrike's products.
    $140k-182k yearly est.5d ago
  • Senior Cloud Engineer

    The Cloud Identity team owns all Cloud related Identity Lifecycle and Authentication controls for Walmart Enterprise, utilizing Active Directory, Azure AD, and Google Identity. As a Senior Systems Engineer, Cybersecurity on the Cloud Identity team, you will be a key contributor to leading, building, and operating the engineering capability providing creation of identities, and engineering, provisioning, maintaining, and deprovisioning access and privileged access for Walmart globally.
    $116k-143k yearly est.17d ago
  • System Design Engineer

    The System Design Engineer meets with clients developing client standards and working out project specifics. As a System Design Engineer your job duties would include (but are not limited to): Northland is a world-class global security integrator with offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Singapore, China, and India.
    $76k-95k yearly est.10d ago
  • Senior Electrical Engineer

    Ibeos is growing, and we have excellent opportunities for professional growth Our projects push the performance envelope for both power and digital applications in space. Location: This position is on-site in our office in Northern VA Our office in the DC metro area is conveniently located near the Reston Town Center Metro station, facilitating an easy commute to nearby communities that are excellent for young professionals and their families. Ibeos is interested in hearing from individuals with skills in one or more of the following areas. You will contribute to all aspects of the full product lifecycle: from requirements development, through preliminary design, critical design prototype, test, and production A Senior Electrical Engineer works relatively independently on their assignments, with guidance from a more senior-level staff member on more complex design, analysis, or testing programs. Ibeos is looking for highly motivated individuals to join our team as we continue to provide advanced electronics and subsystems to cutting edge satellite programs. Ibeos was founded in 2013 with the goal of developing high-reliability spacecraft electronics at affordable costs and on aggressive schedules. Your Job a Senior Electrical Engineer will support a wide range of electrical design projects. A Senior Electrical Engineer is beginning to develop expertise in one or more areas of electronics design and test. Ibeos' environment is designed for engineers who love what they do, but also have a rich life outside of work as well- Whether it's spending time outdoors, are driving your kids to their after-school activities. Ilbeos philosophy is to let our technical team do what they do best engineer the industry's next generation electronics for satellites, At Ibeos, everyone is empowered to make the decisions they need to best execute their work, with minimal management oversight and directives. Ibeos is a small but growing company, and we have excellent opportunities for long-term professional growth.
    $155k-225k yearly23d ago
  • Senior Cross Domain Solution CDS System Engineer

    - Applicant must reside within the Springfield Virginia area Overview Akumen is seeking a Senior Cross Domain Solution (CDS) System Engineer to support a large federal government agency. Employee will perform on-site, at a secure government location Monday through Friday during normal business hours in Springfield, VA with one day of telework. On-call support as required onsite in Beltsville, MD, and Washington, DC. Responsibilities This role will support the development of cross-domain solutions using a variety of frameworks and languages. Participate in, and contribute to, the design and architecture process for cross-domain application architecture for the various cross-domain transfer applications Use existing web-based UI/UX frameworks to create new functionality while retaining consistent look and feel Database integration (LDAP, Postgres, etc.) and SQL query tailoring experience Liaise with engineering personnel familiar with existing Forcepoint product functions for potential integration into an application solution Develop demonstrable proof-of-concept implementations of the cross-domain applications utilizing architectural design concepts and/or documents Utilize industry best practices for secure coding to produce applications that reduce attack risk and fail in a secure manner In conjunction with the Certification and Accreditation (C&A) team implement and provide support for a C&A procedure utilizing existing C&A plans and documentation. Implement a test procedure for the cross-domain application(s) utilizing existing documented test plans to ensure verification and validation of product Work with the customer and Forcepoint technical to support field deployment and resolve issues Defining implementation architectures, developing a deep expertise in the Azure/AWS technologies as well as broad know-how around how applications and services are constructed using the Azure and AWS platforms, and helping drive automation & integration aspects around the respective technologies Additionally, the ideal applicant will participate in technical design. Qualifications BS degree in a relevant field or additional equivalent work experience Must have a minimum of 6 years of professional experience The Senior Cross Domain Solution System Engineer should have at least 3 years of experience working with cross-domain applications - CDS Equivalent work experience of 3 years in Azure or AWS Cloud Architecture and Design Must have proficiency in software development with Java, ‘C', Python, and bash shell Must have experience with network application development on Linux (preferred) and/or Unix or Windows Must have the ability to debug code modules and profile for performance Must have refined development practices, including documentation and use of source code management tools Understanding of Cloud VM and Server technologies, including management of services across a hybrid-cloud environment Ability to build automated processes using well-known languages and frameworks such as PowerShell, CLI, python, YML, JSON, Puppet, Jenkins pipeline, Terraform, Azure Templates, Cloud Formation Desired Qualifications The Senior Cross Domain Solution System Engineer should have experience with virtualization platforms in an enterprise context - CDS Knowledge of security protocols and fundamentals of secure OS Understanding of cross-domain applications Understanding of IP networking and remote desktop protocols AWS or Azure certifications are a plus Clearance Requirement The Senior Cross Domain Solution System Engineer must have an Active DOD Top Secret clearance, verifiable in JPAS/DISS About Akumen: Akumen is a management and technology consulting firm that specializes in serving the federal government. We have been named to the Business Journal's FAST 50 list of the fastest-growing companies. We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. PI219203029
    $106k-151k yearly est.1d ago

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Average Salary For a Principal Engineer

Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Principal Engineer is $130,213 per year or $63 per hour. The highest paying Principal Engineer jobs have a salary over $177,000 per year while the lowest paying Principal Engineer jobs pay $95,000 per year

Updated June 5, 2023
Average Principal Engineer Salary
$117,711 yearly
$63 hourly

5 Common Career Paths For a Principal Engineer

Project Manager

Project managers oversee a specific project related to the organization's business. They manage the whole project from inception to evaluation. They initiate planning with involved departments, follow-through on the plans, ensure smooth execution of the plans, and evaluate the project for further improvements should these be needed. In line with this, project managers also ensure that the project is cost-efficient and well within the budget. They also manage the different work teams involved in the project and ensure that things are running smoothly on this aspect as well.

Engineering Manager

An engineering manager is responsible for managing the overall concept of engineering and construction projects, ensuring that the plan meets the budget goals and the client's specifications. Engineering managers approve designs, plan strategic procedures to follow the project's timetable, analyze current market trends, hire the best and efficient contractors, and coordinate with the clients for any changes and adjustments as needed. An engineering manager must have excellent knowledge of engineering disciplines, as well as leadership and communication skills, monitoring the team's performance throughout the project.


Managers are responsible for a specific department, function, or employee group. They oversee their assigned departments and all the employees under the department. Managers are responsible that the department they are handling is functioning well. They set the department goals and the steps they must take to achieve the goals. They are also in charge of assessing the performance of their departments and their employees. Additionally, managers are responsible for interviewing prospective candidates for department vacancies and assessing their fit to the needs of the department. Managers also set the general working environment in the department, and they are expected to ensure that their employees remain motivated.

Project Engineering Manager

A project engineering manager's job is to oversee engineering projects in diverse industries, including transportation, software development, and utility industries. They are responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of intricate designs and evaluating and approving changes that may affect the scope, budget, and completion of a project. They also perform other essential tasks, including monitoring the project's progress and performance, developing maintenance plans, and preparing expenditure reports. Project engineering managers are also expected to resolve any issues that may arise from operations.

Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Manufacturing engineering managers manage manufacturing process development and enforcement. The managers maintain the proper functionality of a product and the efficiency of cost. They ensure the cohesive work between manufacturing departments and the engineering team. Their main responsibility is to design and operate integrated systems for economically competitive and high-quality products. They need to have skills in teamwork, technical knowledge, information technology, and commercial awareness. It is also necessary for them to have strong leadership skills.

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